Number of Petals
Most wild trees, but also a lot of cultivated tree varieties, have blossoms with five petals.
Color of the Blossoms
Most varieties produce light pink to pure white blossoms, but there are also dark pink or slightly yellowish ones.
Time of Blooming
Most varieties blossom in spring. However, there are a few bloom in autumn and winter months.



Somei Yoshino

Yamazakura

Weeping Cherry

Ichiyo

Ukon

Kanzan

Fugenzo

Shogetsu

Kikuzakura
 

Wuhan

Hangzhou

Kunming

Guangzhou
 
Cherry Blossom in Beijing
March and April is the ideal time to see cherry blossom in Beijing, and the ideal site for viewing the beatiful flowers is in Yuyuantan Park (Jade Lake).
 
Japan
Cherry trees were planted and cultivated for their beauty.
U.S.
Japan gave 3,020 sakura trees as a gift to the U.S. in 1912.
Germany
The cherry blossom is a major tourist attraction in Altes Land.
Canada
Vancouver is famous for thousands of cherry trees.
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